ICAR-CIBA inks MoU with Coastal Corporation Ltd. for Production of Shrimp Larval Feed: India’s First Indigenous Feed for Shrimp Larvae

6th April, 2022, Chennai

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the M/s. Coastal Corporation Ltd., Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh for the production of Indigenous Shrimp Larval Feed here today.

ICAR-CIBA inks MoU with Coastal Corporation Ltd. for Production of Shrimp Larval Feed: India’s First Indigenous Feed for Shrimp Larvae  ICAR-CIBA inks MoU with Coastal Corporation Ltd. for Production of Shrimp Larval Feed: India’s First Indigenous Feed for Shrimp Larvae

In his address, Dr. Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science), ICAR highlighted the necessity for promoting the Indigenous Larval Feed.

Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Director, ICAR-CIBA, Chennai stated that the effort will undoubtedly improve the economic benefits, contribute to innovation & growth and encourage sustainability & competitiveness in the Aquafeed Sector in the longer run.

Shri V.R. Sharma, Vice-President, Coastal Corporation Ltd. shared the encouraging trial results obtained with the ICAR-CIBA Shrimp LarviPlus.

Dr. K. Ambasankar, Principal Scientist and Team Leader for the Feed Technology, ICAR-CIBA, Chennai outlined the initiative's genesis in line with the Make in India Programme.

(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai)